Meridian Lawyers named in Best Lawyers

Meridian Lawyers congratulates its Principals following their recognition as amongst the best in Australia in the 9th edition of Best Lawyers®. More than half the firm’s Principals are listed in the 2017 edition, demonstrating the team’s depth of experience and expertise across the areas of Insurance Law, Litigation, Commercial Law, Health & Aged Care Law, Medical Negligence and Aviation Law.

Released in partnership with Australian Financial Review, Best Lawyers® recognises lawyers who are voted by their peers as leaders in their area of practice.

Principal Robert Crittenden is recognised for Insurance Law, Litigation and Product Liability Litigation for the fifth year. Also in the Insurance Law category, Managing Principal Paul Baker and Principals Nevena Brown, Kellie Dell’Oro and Robert Minc (since 2014) are recognised as Best Lawyers. Brisbane Principal Peter Axelrod is recognised for Aviation Law for the fifth time. Principal Marianne Nicolle, based in the firm’s Newcastle office, is nominated for Health and Aged Care Law and Medical Negligence for the second time. Principal Michael Bracken, who joined Meridian in early February this year, is recognised for his Commercial Law expertise.

Meridian Lawyers’ Managing Partner Paul Baker said, ‘More than half of our Principals have been recognised as  the Best Lawyers in Australia this year, attesting to the growing recognition of Meridian Lawyers as a leading legal firm in the insurance sector in Australia’.

For further information, please contact Paul Baker, Managing Principal, Meridian Lawyers on T: 02 9018 9911.

Meridian Lawyers provides focused legal advice in insurance law, health law, corporate and commercial law, corporate advisory and transactional matters, employment law and commercial litigation and dispute resolution. The firm is an incorporated law practice, with offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Newcastle.


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    Sydney, NSW 2000
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